Biography

Better known as Tin Tan, was an actor,singer and comedian who was born in Mexico City but was raised and began his career in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua. He often displayed the pachuco dress and employed pachuco slang in many of his movies, some with his brothers Manuel "El Loco" Valdésand Ramón Valdés. He made the language of the Mexican American pachucos famous in Mexico. A "caló" based in Spanglish, it was a mixture of Spanish and English in speech based on that of Mexican immigrants.

Better known as Tin Tan, was an actor,singer and comedian who was born in Mexico City but was raised and began his career in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua. He often displayed the pachuco dress and employed pachuco slang in many of his movies, some with his brothers Manuel "El Loco" Valdésand Ramón Valdés. He made the language of the Mexican American pachucos famous in Mexico. A "caló" based in Spanglish, it was a mixture of Spanish and English in speech based on that of Mexican immigrants.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 96

Birthday 1915-09-19

Day of Death 1973-06-29

Place of Birth Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico

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Also Known As

  • Tin Tan

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2010 Tin Tan as Himself (Archive Footage)
2005 Ni Muy, Muy... ni Tan, Tan... simplemente Tin Tan as Himself
1975 Night of Death as Tin Tan
1975 La mafia amarilla as Germán
1975 Acapulco 12-22
1973 Las tarántulas
1972 Los cacos as El Muerto
1972 The Incredible Professor Zovek as Chalo
1972 Chanoc vs. the Tiger and the Vampire as Tsekub Baloyán
1970 El Quelite as Proculo
1970 Chanoc en las garras de las fieras as Tin Tan / Tsekub Baloyán
1970 El capitán Mantarraya
1970 Gregorio y su angel as Devil
1967 Seis días para morir as José - Globero (as German Valdes Tin-Tan)
1967 Detectives o ladrones..? as Harry (as German Valdes Tin-Tan)
1966 El ángel y yo
1966 Loco por ellas
1965 Especialista en chamacas as (as German Valdes Tin Tan)
1965 Tintansón Cruzoe
1965 Los fantasmas burlones as Cyril Ludovico Churchill (as Germán Valdés 'Tin-Tan')
1965 Face of the Screaming Werewolf as Man in Wax Museum
1965 Puerto Rico en carnaval
1963 Fuerte, audaz y valiente as (as Germán Valdés Tin Tan)
1963 Tin-Tán El Hombre Mono
1962 ¡En peligro de muerte! as Marshall Nylon (as Germán Valdés 'Tin Tan')
1962 Pilotos de la muerte as Octano Pérez y Pérez (as Tin-Tan)
1962 El Tesoro del Rey Salomon as Tin Tan
1961 Viva Chihuahua
1961 Suicídate mi amor
1961 Locura de terror as Pacifico Otero
1961 El duende y yo as Modesto
1960 The Phantom of the Operetta as Aldo / Baldomiro Valdes
1960 El Violetero as Lorenzo Miguel
1960 Una estrella y dos estrellados as Tin Tan
1960 Tin Tan y las modelos (Escuela de modelos)
1960 House of Terror as Casimiro
1960 La tijera de oro as Pablo Emilio Campos
1960 Rebelde Sin Casa
1960 Variedades de medianoche
1959 Dos fantasmas y una muchacha as Germán Pérez
1959 Escuela de verano
1959 El que con niños se acuesta
1959 Vivir del cuento
1959 Ferias de México
1959 El cofre del pirata
1959 Vagabundo y millonario
1959 3 lecciones de amor
1959 El pandillero
1958 ¡Paso a la juventud..!
1958 Escuela para suegras
1958 La odalisca No. 13
1958 Las mil y una noches
1958 Música de Siempre
1958 Yo quiero ser artista
1958 Refifí entre las mujeres as Refifí (as Tin-Tan 'Germán Valdés')
1958 Trip to the Moon as Tin Tan
1957 Los tres mosqueteros y medio
1957 Locos Peligrosos as Federico
1957 El gato sin botas as Agustín Tancredo (El Gato) / Don Victorio Tancredo
1957 El campeón ciclista as Cleto García
1957 Las Aventuras de Pito Pérez as Pito Perez
1957 Teatro del crimen as Tin Tan
1956 El vividor
1956 El sultán descalzo
1955 Lo que le pasó a Sansón as Sanson
1955 El Médico De Las Locas
1955 Los líos de Barba Azul as Ricardo (as Tin-Tan 'Germán Valdés')
1954 El hombre inquieto as Abel Caim
1954 El Vizconde de Montecristo as Inocencio Dantes
1953 Reportaje
1953 El mariachi desconocido as Agustín
1953 Dios los cría as Tin Tan
1953 El vagabundo
1953 La isla de las mujeres
1953 Me traes de un ala as Tin Tan
1952 El bello durmiente
1952 Mi campeón as Tin Tan
1952 Chucho El Remendado
1952 El Ceniciento as Valentin
1952 Las locuras de Tin-Tan as Tin Tan
1951 Mátenme porque me muero
1951 ¡Ay amor... cómo me has puesto! as Tin Tan
1951 El revoltoso as Tin Tan
1951 Cuando Las Mujeres Mandan
1950 Simbad el Mareado as Simbad
1950 También de dolor se canta as Tin Tan
1950 La marca del zorrillo as Tin
1950 El rey del barrio as Tin-Tán
1949 No me defiendas compadre
1949 Soy Charro de Levita as Tin Tan
1949 Calabacitas Tiernas as Tin-Tán
1948 Músico, poeta y loco
1947 El niño perdido as Tin Tan
1947 Con la música por dentro
1945 Song of Mexico as Tin Tan
1945 El hijo desobediente

Production

1957 El gato sin botas Producer
1953 Dios los cría Producer

Directing

1970 El capitán Mantarraya Director

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